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How Delta profits off of one of the oldest fleets in the U.S.

Operating one of the oldest fleets in the U.S. isn't a great marketing point, but Delta has been deftly making use of older aircraft and efficiently profiting from the practice.

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Getting over qualms about the TSA will save lives on U.S. roads this holiday season

The dangers of driving outweigh those of flying and this analysis purports that amped up security only drives more Americans to the roads during busy holiday travel.

Getting over qualms about the TSA will save lives on U.S. roads this holiday season

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More trouble for British Airways as Virgin Atlantic gets Heathrow to Scotland routes

While this hurts British Airways, it's largely self-inflicted: Virgin will be taking the slots of the BA-owned bmi airlines, which has shrunk under its administration.

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Lufthansa wants to be in battle-ready state in case merger with Turkish happens

Looks like the Lufthansa-Turkish merger or deeper strategic tie-up is very likely going to happen, as both sides are getting ready for it.

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The Vile-High club: FDA finds airlines’ caterers preparing in-flight meals among rodents & flies

The FDA finds minor problems at the majority of inspected establishments, but what’s worrying is the FDA’s admittance that the problem occurs at much higher rate compared to other industries.

The Vile-High club: FDA finds airlines’ caterers preparing in-flight meals among rodents & flies

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Tickets are now on sale for Fastjet, Africa’s most ambitious low-cost carrier

Sure, the lower prices are good, but Africa passengers will pick Fastjet if it can overcome regional challenges with safety and reliability.

Tickets are now on sale for Fastjet, Africa’s most ambitious low-cost carrier

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Pies are allowed to fly but leave the cranberry sauce at home, says TSA

The busiest travel time of the year is exacerbated by flyers whom are unaccustomed to usual flight regulations.

Pies are allowed to fly but leave the cranberry sauce at home, says TSA

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Which U.S. airlines have the roomiest coach seats for Thanksgiving travel?

Holiday travelers have already booked their tickets, but they'll want to know what to expect from their seat this very busy Thanksgiving flying season.

Which U.S. airlines have the roomiest coach seats for Thanksgiving travel?

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Over 20,000 people want to become an American Airlines flight attendant

The massive amount of applicants likely points more to the state of the economy than the allure of working for a still-bankrupt airline.

Over 20,000 people want to become an American Airlines flight attendant

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Ryanair criticized by rights campaigner for “deeply irresponsible” all-female crew calendar

As much as Ryanair's leadership complains of the old, foolish ways of legacy carriers, the way it thinks about flight attendants is a good fifty years out of date.